• Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw Mountain

    National Battlefield Park Georgia

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  • Increased Traffic Expected June 26, 2014 through June 29, 2014

    Local residents and commuters should expect increased traffic around Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in relation to the 150th Anniversary programming in the park. More »

  • Parking Lot Closures June 26, 2014 through June 29, 2014

    Several parking lots including the Visitor Center, the Mountain Top, and the Cheatham Hill parking lots will be closed to visitors June 26, 2014 through June 29, 2014. More »

Event Parking for the 150th Anniversary

The main Visitor Center parking lot on Stilesboro Road,
the Mountain Top parking lot on Kennesaw Mountain Drive,
and the Cheatham Hill parking lot on Dallas Highway
will be closed to public parking Friday through Sunday.

Please see the parking plan below for more information.

 

Visitor Center, Mountain Top, and 24-Gun Battery Programs:
On Site Parking

Visitors can access on site parking via Stilesboro Road. Shuttles will be available at the Visitor Center to transport visitors to the Mountain Top and 24-Gun Battery programs.

 
Visitor Center, Mountain Top, and 24-Gun Battery Programs:

Off Site Parking

Visitors can access off site parking and ride a shuttle to the park Visitor Center. Off site parking will open at 8:00 a.m. every morning (Friday-Sunday) The first shuttles to the Visitor Center will run at 8:30 a.m. Return shuttles will run until one hour after the last program ends.

Mount Paran Christian School Parking Lot:
1275 Stanley Road
Kennesaw, GA 30152

Bells Ferry Road Parking Lot:
The parking lot is located on Bells Ferry Road NW between Cobb Parkway and Old 41 Highway. The entrance is located between a Subway sandwhich shop and AF Trailer Manufacturing.

 

Cheatham Hill and Illinois Monument Programs:
Off Site Parking

Visitor parking for Cheatham Hill and Illinois Monument programs will be at Marietta High School. The parking lot will open at 8:00 a.m. with shuttles starting at 8:30 a.m. The last return shuttle will run one hour after the last program ends.

Marietta High School
1171 Whitlock Avenue NW
Marietta, GA 30064

 

Did You Know?

The walk from the parking area to the main area of fighting at Cheatham Hill.

Did you know that a temporary truce was called at Cheatham Hill [aka The Dead Angle] by Col. William H. Martin of the 1st Arkansas Regiment so that the dead and injured could be removed. The battle resumed once the bodies were removed.